Bright Hill Temple - Singapore
Directions to Bright Hill Temple
Are you a business owner in Singapore?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Singapore.Find Out More
The Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Temple and Monastery was built in 1920 as a place of practice and lodging for monks. Over the past years, the monastery expanded constantly, now featuring several halls, gardens and temples. The buildings are modelled after the southern Chinese style of architecture and stand on 75,470 sq metres, the size of 10.7 football fields.
Hall of Great Strength
Hall of Great Compassion
Hall of Precepts
Hall of Bell Tower
Hall of No Form
Hall of Universal Brightness
Pagoda of Ten Thousands Buddhas
Please be considerate when visiting:
- take our your shoes before entering the halls
- no photography is allowed in the halls and temples
- respect prayers and ongoing events
- dress appropriately, knees and shoulders should be covered
Bright Hill temple is the place where most deceased in Singapore are cremated. There is also a columbarium at the temple. Expect to see crowds of family members accompanying caskets and heavy traffic with entire busses to assist a memorial service.